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Ambalangoda polling division results

The official presidential election results of the Ambalangoda polling division in the Galle Electoral District have been released. SLPP’s Gotabaya Rajapaksa has obtained the highest number of votes with 41,528 (65.78%) in total. Sajith Premadasa of the New Democratic Front (NDF) is second with 17,793 (28.19%) votes and Anura Kumara Dissanayake is in third place with 2,480 (3.93%) votes. Mahesh Senanayake of...

Gotabaya tops Gampaha postal votes

SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has obtained the highest number of postal votes from the Gampaha district. He obtained 30,918 postal votes earning him a percentage of 65.3%. Trailing him, NDF Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa came second with 12,125 postal votes (25.64%). NMPP Presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake received 3181 postal votes (6.73%) while NPP candidate Mahesh Senanayake received 700 postal votes...

Ratnapura District postal vote results out

SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa has received the highest number of postal votes in the Ratnapura District. The former Defence Secretary has obtained 19,061 postal votes (65.72%) while NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa comes in second with 7,940 votes (27.37%). NMPP presidential candidate Anura Kumara Dissanayake is third with 1,678 votes (5.79%) while NPP’s Mahesh Senanayake obtained just 183 votes (0.63%).

Postal vote results of Monaragala district

The Elections Commission has released postal vote result of Monaragala district. SLPP Presidential Candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa comes on top with 13, 754 postal votes (63.42%) from the district. NDF Presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa comes second with 6380 (29.42%) postal votes. Anura Kumara Dissanayake, NMPP Presidential candidate obtained 1340 (6.18%) postal votes from the district.

Sajith tops Vanni postal votes

NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has obtained the highest number of postal votes in the Vanni District. Premadasa comes in top after polling 8,402 postal votes (79.30%) while SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is second with 1,703 postal votes (16.07%). NMPP’s Anura Kumara Dissanayake has polled 147 (1.39%) postal votes and M.K. Shivajilingam is fourth with 144 postal votes (1.36%).

Results of Nallur polling division released

The first official polling division results of the 2019 Presidential Election have been released by the Election Commission. Accordingly the results of Nallur Polling Division in Jaffna District has been released. According to the results, NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has obtained the highest number of results in the polling division with 27,605 (86.02%) votes. SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa is second...

First result of 2019 Presidential Election released

The first result of the 2019 Presidential Election has been released by the Elections Commission. Accordingly the Postal Vote result of the Galle District has been released. SLPP presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa comes in first with the highest number of votes after polling a total of 25,099 (67.49%) postal votes. NDF presidential candidate Sajith Premadasa has obtained 9,093 (24.45%) postal votes. Meanwhile NMPP...

Election free and fair except for few minor incidents: EC

The Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya today said the Presidential election was free and fair except for few minor incidents. He said that only seven minor incidents have been reported throughout the day. Mr. Deshapriya said one stabbing incident was reported from Deraniyagala. “Shooting incident was reported in Thanthirimale where several busses transporting voters have been shot at. Luckily, no...

Closure of roads: Police reject rumours

Police totally rejected rumours that several roads had been closed while claiming that the election so far has been peaceful. Police said maximum security has been provided to ensure a free and fair election.

Voter turnout in 6 electoral districts increases to 70%

Presidential Election’s voter turnout in many electoral districts was reported as 70 percent at around 2.00 pm this afternoon (16). Voting for the election kicked off at 7.00 am today at 12,845 polling station across the island. Accordingly, 70% of voters in Polonnaruwa, Badulla, Ratnapura, Kandy, Hambantota and Matale have registered their votes as of 2.00 pm in the afternoon. In the...
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